Bridger Mountain Range Avalanche

On Tuesday afternoon, at 2:00, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Bridger Ski Patrol, Gallatin N.F. Avalanche Center and Central Helicopters responded to an avalanche on the west side of the Bridger Mountain Range. One skier was caught in the avalanche; two skiers in the area observed avalanche start and were able to quickly locate the victim.  Despite quickly locating the male and resuscitation efforts, the male died on scene. The 36 year old Bozeman man’s Identity will be withheld until next of kin can be notified. 


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